IPCC Geo-Engineering Schemes Are Not Environmental Saviors

Lili Fuhr, heads the Ecology and Sustainable Development Department at the Heinrich Böll Foundation, recently published an editorial titled, “Radical Realism About Climate Change” on Project-Syndicate.org. In the piece, Fuhr argues that the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate… Read More

Paris Climate Agreement Demands a Radical Transformation Rather Than Risky Technologies for Climate Protection

From Friends of the Earth: BERLIN/AECHEN – One week ahead of the coming-into-force of the Paris Climate Agreement, the German Catholic Bishops’ Organisation for Development Cooperation (MISEREOR), Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), and the Heinrich Böll Foundation… Read More

WATCH: Climate Change, Militarism and War – The Rise of a New Militant Climate Movement

Via Cca-glasgow.com: The Paris climate talks in December 2015 were a con. Despite agreeing a commitment to keep global warming to 1.5°C, the actual plans set forward by governments point to warming of between 2.4°C and 3.7°C –… Read More

WATCH: Trailer for COP21 Documentary ‘Not Without Us’

Note: For more critiques on the failures of the COP 21 Paris Accord, visit GJEP’s Paris Blog Via NotWithoutUs.com: Not Without Us follows seven multi-generational, grassroots activists from around the world as they head to Paris for the 21st session… Read More

Post-Paris Climate Talks: Implementation at Any Price

As chronicled in our Paris COP21 Blog section, there was good reason to be skeptical leading up to United Nations conference on climate change known as COP21, which was held in Paris last winter. In this piece published by… Read More

WATCH: ‘Polluters Summit’ of Oil and Gas Companies Blocked in France

In the follow-up of the COP21 held in Paris last year, activists blocked the International Oil & Gas Deepwater Summit (MCE Deepwater Development Summit) held in Pau, France this week with civil disobedience and direct actions. Total, Shell, Exxon,… Read More

Climate Expert says “We’ve Blown It… But Pessimism is Not Acceptable”

MongaBay.com recently published a piece titled, Naomi Oreskes on climate change: “We’ve blown it… but pessimism is not acceptable” by Justin Catanosa. Oreskes is the Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard… Read More

Peoples’ Movement Initiatives Key To Climate Solutions

EcoWatch recently published an article by Osprey Orielle Lake, highlighting the alternative events that took place during the COP21 climate meetings in Paris. As Lake points out, these alternative events may be the most important proceedings to take place in December,… Read More

A successful climate summit, but no progress for climate justice?

The following post on Paris, from our friends at the Rosa Luxembourg Foundation, is very thoughtful and interesting, especially for anyone confused about how the outcomes of the UN Climate Conference in Paris can be described as both… Read More

To Change the Heart and Soul: How Elites Contained the Climate Justice Movement

By Herbert Docena “The object is to change the heart and soul” — Margaret Thatcher. On the final day of the UN summit (COP21) held in Paris in December 2015, thousands of people defied a ban on public gatherings… Read More